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Kelly Marie Tran On The Rise of Skywalker's Treatment of Rose

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During The Rise of Skywalker press interviews, Kelly Marie Tran shared excitement for certain scenes that were obviously cut from the film.
WARNING: The following contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, in theaters now.

One of the most common criticisms for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was the diminished role of Kelly Marie Tran's Rose Tico, a main character in the last film. Cast interviews told a different story about Rose's involvement in the film, featuring Kelly Marie Tran gush about scenes that were clearly cut from the theatrical release.

IndieWire notes that the way Tran spoke about Rose's role in previous Rise of Skywalker interviews, it was clear Rose's importance was originally greater.

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On November 29, Entertainment Weekly published an interview with Tran. The actress revealed that she was most excited for fans to see Rose finally interact with Daisy Ridley's Rey. She said, "I think it's really cool at all that they are even in scenes together because in…
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